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Friedman, Thomas L.

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Works: 256 works in 1,215 publications in 25 languages and 46,595 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Pictorial works  Nonfiction television programs  Educational television programs  Environmental television programs  Interviews  Filmed interviews  Controversial literature 
Roles: Author, Speaker, Narrator, Interviewee, Interviewer, Director, pan, Other, Contributor
Classifications: HM846, 330.90511
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The world is flat : a brief history of the twenty-first century by Thomas L Friedman( Book )
154 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 8,811 libraries worldwide
When scholars write the history of the world twenty years from now, what will they say was the most crucial development at the dawn of the 21st century--the attacks of 9/11, or the convergence of technology and events that allowed India, China, and so many other countries to become part of the global supply chain for services and manufacturing, creating an explosion of wealth in the middle classes of the world's two biggest nations, and giving them a huge new stake in the success of globalization? And with this "flattening" of the globe, has the world gotten too small and too fast for human beings and their political systems to adjust in a stable manner? Friedman explains how the flattening of the world happened; what it means to countries, companies, communities, and individuals; and how governments and societies can, and must, adapt
Hot, flat, and crowded : why we need a green revolution-- and how it can renew America by Thomas L Friedman( Book )
40 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 5,272 libraries worldwide
Friedman's bestseller "The World Is Flat" has helped millions of readers to see globalization in a new way. Now the author brings a fresh outlook to the crises of destabilizing climate change and rising competition for energy
The Lexus and the olive tree by Thomas L Friedman( Book )
121 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 16 languages and held by 5,196 libraries worldwide
Globalization is not just a phenomenon and not just a passing trend. It is the international system that replaced the Cold War system, according to Thomas L. Friedman, Foreign Affairs columnist for The New York Times. You cannot understand the morning news or know where to invest your money or think about where the world is going, Friedman explains, unless you understand this new system which is influencing the domestic policies and international relations of virtually every country in the world today
That used to be us : how America fell behind in the world it invented and how we can come back by Thomas L Friedman( Book )
24 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 3,301 libraries worldwide
America has a huge problem. In faces four major challenges, on which its future depends, and it is failing to meet them. In That Used to Be Us, Thomas L. Friedman, one of our most influential columnists, and Michael Mandelbaum, one of our leading foreign policy thinkers, analyze those challenges - globalization, and the revolution in information technology, the nation's chronic deficits, and its pattern of energy consumption - and spell out what we need to do now to rediscover America and rise to this moment
Longitudes and attitudes : exploring the world after September 11 by Thomas L Friedman( Book )
34 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 3,115 libraries worldwide
America's leading observer of the international scene on the minute-by-minute events of September 11th, before, during and after As the Foreign Affairs columnist for the The New York Times, the author is in a unique position to interpret the world for American readers. Twice a week, his celebrated commentary provides the most trenchant, pithy, and illuminating perspective in journalism. This book contains the columns he has published about the most momentous news story of our time, as well as a diary of his experiences and reactions during this period of crisis. As the author writes, the book is "not meant to be a comprehensive study of September 11 and all the factors that went into it. Rather, my hope is that it will constitute a word album that captures and preserves the raw, unpolished, emotional and analytical responses that illustrate how I, and others, felt as we tried to grapple with September and its aftermath, as they were unfolding." Readers have repeatedly said that the author has expressed the essence of their own feelings, helping them not only by explaining who "they" are, but also by reassuring us about who "we" are. More than any other journalist writing, he gives voice to America's awakening sense of its role in a changed world
Thank you for being late : an optimist's guide to thriving in the age of accelerations by Thomas L Friedman( Book )
34 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,670 libraries worldwide
Friedman discusses how the key to understanding the 21st century is understanding that the planet's three largest forces -- Moore's law (technology), the market (globalization) and Mother Nature (climate change and biodiversity loos) -- are accelerating all at once. And these accelerations are transforming the five key realms: the workplace, politics, geopolitics, ethics, and community. Friedman posits that we should purposely "be late"--We should pause to appreciate the amazing historical epoch we're passing through and to reflect on its possibilities and dangers--
The world is flat : a brief history of the twenty-first century by Thomas L Friedman( Sound Recording )
39 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,185 libraries worldwide
Offers a concise history of globalization, discussing a wide range of topics, from the September 11 terrorist attacks to the growth of the middle class in both China and India
Hot, flat, and crowded : why we need a green revolution and how it can renew America by Thomas L Friedman( Sound Recording )
27 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 1,433 libraries worldwide
New York Times columnist and Pulitzer Prize winner Thomas L. Friedman brings his unique point of view to the red hot topic of global climate change. Here he proposes a national plan for going green that will not only benefit the earth, but also make America's economy stronger and its borders more secure
That used to be us : [how America fell behind in the world it invented and how we can come back] by Thomas L Friedman( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 793 libraries worldwide
Thomas L. Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum analyze globalization, the revolution in information technology, the nation's chronic deficits, and its pattern of energy consumption. They offer a way out of the trap into which the country has fallen, which includes the rediscovery of some of the most valuable traditions and the creation of a new third-party movement
Thank You for Being Late : An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations by Thomas L Friedman( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 736 libraries worldwide
A field guide to the twenty-first century, written by one of its most celebrated observers. Thomas L. Friendman shows that society has entered an age of dizzying acceleration, and explains how to live in it
La tierra es plana : breve historia del mundo globalizado del siglo XXI by Thomas L Friedman( Book )
74 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 20 languages and held by 667 libraries worldwide
El tres veces ganador del premio Pulitzer y auténtico gurú de la economía, Thomas Friedman, presenta en su bestselleriano La Tierra es plana las claves que explican el fenómeno conocido como 'aplanamiento' o 'muerte de las distancias'. Con un estilo brillante, claro y directo, Friedman acerca al lector al complicado proceso de la globalización, que nos aboca a un nuevo orden social, y explica sus implicaciones a nivel estatal e individual
Longitudes and attitudes : the world in the age of terrorism by Thomas L Friedman( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 592 libraries worldwide
The author provides all of the columns he has published about the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, as well as a diary of his private experiences and reflections during his post 9-11 travels. Updated for this new paperback edition, with over two years' worth of his columns and an expanded version of his diary, the book is the work from a trusted observer of the international scene
Years of living dangerously : the complete series ( visu )
7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 375 libraries worldwide
"This groundbreaking documentary event series explores the human impact of climate change. From the damage wrought by Hurricane Sandy to the upheaval caused by drought in the Middle East, YEARS OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY combines the blockbuster storytelling styles of top Hollywood movie makers with the reporting expertise of Hollywood's brightest stars and today's most respected journalists."--Showtime website
War torn ( Book )
5 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 321 libraries worldwide
Longitudes and attitudes : the world in the age of terrorism by Thomas L Friedman( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 301 libraries worldwide
"In 2002, Thomas L. Friedman won his third Pulitzer Prize for his "clarity of vision, based on extensive reporting, in commenting on the worldwide impact of the terrorist threat" after the attacks of September 11, 2001. This virtually unprecedented recognition underlines Friedman's unique ability to interpret and illuminate the world for Americans clearly, insightfully, and memorably. Longitudes and Attitudes is made up of Friedman's New York Times columns as well as a diary of his private experiences and reflections as he travels to Europe, the Mideast, and the Far East. He talks with the major players in the story and to men and women in the street as he develops and refines his unique perspective on the new kind of war America finds itself fighting"--Publisher's web site
The Lexus and the olive tree : understanding globalization by Thomas L Friedman( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
"The Lexus and Olive Tree is an engrossing look at globalization, the new international system that replaced the Cold War system and is shaping world affairs today. Globalization is the integration of capital, technology, and information across national borders, creating a single global village. This new system is influencing the domestic policies and international relations of virtually every country in the world today ..." - Label
From Beirut to Jerusalem by Thomas L Friedman( Book )
67 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 290 libraries worldwide
"The author presents an account of the political situation in the Middle East as he witnessed it in his years as a reporter in Lebanon and Jerusalem. When recounting his frequently harrowing experiences in that troubled region, Friedman can be absolutely riveting; similarly, his historical insights, his explanation of the root causes of the Arab-Israeli conflict, and his impressions of people and places in the Holy Land never fail to fascinate." Booklist
Searching for the roots of 9/11 : Thomas L. Friedman reporting ( visu )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
Join columnist Thomas L. Friedman as he tries to answer two of the most puzzling questions about 9/11: What drove 19 young, middle-class Muslim men to give up their lives to murder almost 3,000 people? And why does this violent act elicit so much support from millions of ordinary Muslims around the world?
Israel, a photobiography : the first fifty years by Micha Bar-Am( Book )
5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 202 libraries worldwide
Published with the nation on the verge of celebrating 50 years of statehood, this study of the character of Israel and Israeli life features work by the photographer, Micha Bar-Am, and an essay by the author and journalist, Thomas L. Friedman, who has won two Pulitzer Prizes
The News hour with Jim Lehrer ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
"Everyone talks about globalization, but what does it really mean? And what are its implications for the average American? In this compilation of NewsHour segments, experts from the U.S. and abroad speak their minds on a shrinking world and an expanding global economy."--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Frīdmān, Tūmās L. 1953-
Fridmen, Tomas L.
Frīdmens, Tomass L. 1953-
Friedman, Thomas
Friedman, Thomas 1953-
Friedman, Thomas L.
Thomas Friedman Amerikaans journalist
Thomas Friedman Periodista estadounidense
Thomas L. Friedman US-amerikanischer Journalist
Thomas Lauren Friedman saggista statunitense
Томас Фридман
Томас Фрідман
Фридман, Томас 1953-
Фридман, Томас американский журналист
Фридмен, Томас 1953-
פרידמאן, תומס ל 1953-
פרידמן, תומס ל.
פרידמן, תומס ל 1953-
פרידעמאן, תומס ל 1953-
פריעדמאן, תומס ל 1953-
תומאס פרידמן
توماس فريدمان
توماس فريدمان، 1953-
توماس فریدمن
فريدمان، توماس ل.
थामस एल फ्रीडमान
টমাস ফ্রিড্‌ম্যান
ਥੌਮਸ ਫਰਾਇਡਮੈਨ
토머스 프리드먼
프리드만, 토마스 1953-
프리드만, 토마스 L. 1953-
프리드먼, 토머스 1953-
프리드먼, 토머스 L. 1953-
トーマス・フリードマン
フリードマン, トーマス
フリードマン, トーマス 1953-
フリードマン, トーマス・L
湯馬斯·佛里曼
湯馬斯·佛里曼 美国记者、作家
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